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Historical Items

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Item 28631

The Schooner "Pendleton Sisters", Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Item 104354

Sister Annunciata, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1940 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 10179

Sisters of the Holy Rosary Convent, Frenchville, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Frenchville Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 75755

173 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75756

175 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75757

177 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

Establishing the Sisters of Mercy Sister Claire and Sister M. Marcia, Portland, 1950Item Contributed byMercy Hospital By 1830, church officials…

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Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

Sister Communities This project was a part of pilot effort by Maine Historical Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support…

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… to learn more about Sister Annunciata X Sister Mary Consuela White Sister Mary Consuela White was another major figure in Mercy history.

My Maine Stories

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Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.

Story

Mincemeat Recipe
by Marian Fowler

A recipe for mincemeat, along with the recipe's history.

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A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake